RBS Professorships

Professorships, including endowed chairs, support the research, teaching, and service of outstanding faculty members. They are made possible by the generous support of alumni, corporate partnerships, and other partners allowing Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick (RBS) to compete with the best schools for the best faculty.

These positions facilitate student educational and research experiences with unbounded potential to launch the careers of future business leaders and to address the vast challenges facing business and industry in a complex world.


Albert R. Gamper Chair in Finance
Funded by CIT Group Inc. and Albert R. Gamper

Held by Simi Kedia

Bennett L. Smith Chair in Business and Natural Resources
Funded by a gift from an anonymous donor

Held by Paul Falkowski

CRRI Chair for Regulatory Economics
Funded by Siemens Energy & Automation, Pitney Bowes, and New Jersey Resources


George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship
Funded by the Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation and a matching gift from an anonymous donor

Held by Ted Baker

KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems
Funded by Partners and the Foundation at Peat Marwick (now KPMG)

Held by Miklos Vasarhelyi

Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate
Funded by Paul V. Profeta and a matching gift from an anonymous donor

Held by Morris Davis

Prudential Chair in Business
Funded by Prudential Financial

Held by Jerome Williams

Robert J. Boutillier Endowed Faculty Scholar in Accounting
Funded by gifts from friends and family of Robert and Marie Boutillier

Held by Divya Anantharaman

Thomas A. Renyi Endowed Chair in Banking
Funded by Thomas A. Renyi

Held by Darius Palia

William J. von Minden Chair in Accounting
Funded by gifts from family, friends, and former students of William von Minden

Held by Daniel Palmon